Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance Discussion, Pics etc Till Release

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  1. Captaindemotion

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    ^ I'm sorry, but Nicholas Cage's turds are better than Keanu Reeves.
     
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    Not if they're flaming and ride motorcycles. Although, wouldn't that be a sight to see!
     
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    Sony has decided to cut the budget in HALF for the Ghost Rider sequel. That is huge. Has there been a rewrite? I can't imagine budgeting for one script and then having your budget cut and be expected to shoot the same script.
    It doesn't sound like, just that money is tight. That being the case it seems like LOTS of money is spent on films that could be considered wasted money.
     
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    ^^^
    Sony, not Fox.
     
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    ^^^
    Fixed it, used to FOX doing things like that.
     
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    The scope and quality of the FX will probably take a hit. They'll likely have to lose some action set pieces altogether, or drastically scale them down.
     
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    Blaze will now have a BMX bike and his flaming skull look will be achieved by holding a match behind his head. And Nic Cage will have a dead gerbil on his head. Though that will probably look more convincing than the rug he had in the first movie.
     
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    And this time he'll play Blaze similar to how he played his H. I. McDounaugh character from Raising Arizona
     
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    They can save money by reusing some of the set pieces of previous Nicolas Cage movies.

    A prisoner transport plane crashes on Alcatraz, where there happens to be a church with pigeons flying around. And underneath Alcatraz is where the Free Masons hid many of history's treasures.
     
  10. Captain Craig

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    I'm thinking they have to maintain or improve the flaming skull/bike FX where they can. Reducing any prolonged action scenes seems like a compromise that is plausible. The upside is sometimes those can drag on for a bit long anyway. Almost as if to do them just cause they can, not that it serves any purpose other than to be flashy.

    I tighter character piece(hoping that is possible) with shorter action scenes isn't a bad trade off imo.
     
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    The report here on Darkhorizons confuses me a bit. I'm not sure if it means that the budgetof the movie will remain at $75m, period. Or if Sony is only reducing the amount by which it is financing the movie, with another studio making up the shortfall, in return for which they get the international rights. Hopefully the latter.

    http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/18617/-ghost-rider-sequel-budget-cut-in-half
     
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    ^^^^
    That does sound possible. If the back portion is traded off in financing for international rights it means SONY's investment is reduced. Therefore meaning it is likely to recoup quicker, especially if the film does modestly well again.
     
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    Filming began yesterday.
    Seems Idris Elba gets the first bit of action out of the gate with principal photography. Should only be a matter of weeks I suppose until the first leaked spy photos are released.

    The rest of that little piece mentioned a stunt rider standing in for Nic Cage. Maybe if nothing else we can get an idea of any wardrobe changes they might have tweaked when/if we should see some pics. [​IMG]
     
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    What happened to the chopper?
     
  17. Captain Craig

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    I'd imagine that since some time has passed from the first film that Johnny has gone through a few bikes. I do like the look of this bike and will be curious to see how/if, like the chopper, they mold the GR bike off of this one.
    It looks cool and badass to me.

    [​IMG]
     
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    A few more shots on set but what makes this image worth noting is that this is the first pic to include a young Danny Ketch! Looks like he may be 12/13ys old. Clearly setting up a situation to continue at some point with Danny should the movie find success again or when Cage wants out.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I wonder how long the post production will take on this movie. The 1st Ghost Rider was in post for over a year, I think, because it took a lot of time to do the flaming skull effects with so little money.
     
  20. A beaker full of death

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    Well seeing as how the first one had two...
    oh, that's right. She just magically changed races in the middle, from Euro-Cuban to Afro-Cuban. I guess to the people in Hollywood one latin is just the same as another.